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Striving for perfection

The women’s basketball team has a clear view of the path to the Atlantic Ten Conference tournament, with a little more than two weeks remaining in the regular season. The owners of a spotless 8-0 record in A-10 play, the Owls still have a few obstacles to overcome before they arrive in Cincinnati, the site of next month’s conference tournament.…

Comfort, Owls take Spiders to school

The Liacouras Center turned into a classroom Friday afternoon. Hundreds of students from more than 20 local schools watched the women’s basketball team beat Richmond, 64-52, to remain a perfect 9-0 in Atlantic Ten Conference play.…

Scoring is second to winning for senior Kamesha Hairston.

Twelve days.That’s how long it took before senior Kamesha Hairston understood how different this season was going to be for her and the women’s basketball team. Playing in the shadow of former all-American Candice Dupree, Hairston was Temple’s second-best scorer each of the last two seasons.…

Owls survive close call at McGonigle

It doesn’t matter what arena the women’s basketball team plays its home games at, as long as it’s somewhere on North Broad Street. With Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance occupying the Liacouras Center Friday night, the Owls took their act next door to McGonigle Hall, where they barely boogied past Xavier, 59-58, to remain a perfect 7-0 in Atlantic Ten Conference play.…

Rutgers snaps Owls’ 11-game winning streak

The women’s basketball team learned what happens when it follows a strong half with a poor second half Wednesday. A Rutgers team, laden with young talent, proved to be too much for Temple, as the Scarlet Knights defeated Temple, 62-48, at the Liacouras Center.…

Owls rally to defeat Saint Joseph’s in overtime

Free throws became a burden for the women’s basketball team in the second half of its game against Saint Joseph’s. The Owls trailed the Hawks for nearly the entire game. Shooting 6-of-16 from the foul line in the final 20 minutes of the contest didn’t help their comeback bid, either.…